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August 2019 Archives

How a divorce may affect your SSDI benefits

For most Americans, work is a part of everyday life. After all, you have bills to pay and, possibly, a family to support. Still, if you sustain a serious injury or develop a chronic condition, you may be unable to find a job you can perform. Social Security Disability Insurance benefits provide a meaningful safety net. 

Finances are greatly impacted by a disability

Many workers in this country count on the income from their job to make ends meet. They don't ever think about what would happen if they were suddenly unable to work. For a person who is disabled in an accident, not having money to cover certain things can lead to disaster.

Considerations for living on a bankruptcy budget

People who file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy will have to watch their spending throughout the course of the bankruptcy. This is because you will have to make payments to the bankruptcy court in an effort to pay off your debts. There won't be much money left once this is done, so you will need to determine what you can do to cut expenses.

Yes, some disability checks can be garnished

Suffering a disabling injury at work can start a chain of events that is difficult to overcome. It can be difficult for loved ones to deal with the change in your abilities, and this might lead to your marriage ending. This is an unfortunate occurrence that means you are going to have to do a lot of planning.